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University Challenge

The Story So Far

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Wales

Documentary looking at the history of the iconic quiz show, featuring famous ex-contestants such as Stephen Fry and John Simpson, plus hosts Bamber Gascoigne and Jeremy Paxman. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Stephen Fry
Participant:
John Simpson
Participant:
Julian Fellowes
Participant:
Miriam Margolyes
Participant:
Bamber Gascoigne
Participant:
Jeremy Paxman
Producer:
Maire Tracey
Director:
Maire Tracey

Angus Deayton hosts a contest that pits the North against the South. Stephen Fry, Hugh Grant, Armando Iannucci and Neil Morrissey are among the competitors. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Angus Deayton
Participant:
Hugh Grant
Participant:
Stephen Fry
Participant:
Sarah Alexander
Participant:
Omid Djalili
Participant:
Armando Iannucci
Participant:
Neil Morrissey
Participant:
Colin Murray
Participant:
John Thomson

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Comedy starring James McAvoy as a 1980s working-class boy stumbling through university. He tries to achieve his ambition to appear on University Challenge. Show more

Contributors

Brian Jackson:
James McAvoy
Alice Harbinson:
Alice Eve
Julie Jackson:
Catherine Tate
Bamber Gascoigne:
Mark Gatiss
Patrick Watts:
Benedict Cumberbatch
Rebecca Epstein:
Rebecca Hall
Michael Harbinson:
Charles Dance
Rose Harbinson:
Lindsay Duncan
Marcus:
Sule Rimi
Director:
Tom Vaughan
Producer:
Pippa Harris
Producer:
Gary Goetzman
Producer:
Tom Hanks

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Formats

The Young Ones

Series 2

Episode 1: Bambi

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Available for 9 months

Anarchic sitcom about North London students in the 80s. The reprobates from Scumbag College test their mental dexterity on a TV quiz show. Show more

Contributors

Train Driver:
Alexei Sayle
Dr Carlisle:
Robbie Coltrane
Kendal Mintcake:
Ben Elton
Lord Snot:
Stephen Fry
Lord Monty:
Hugh Laurie
Dr Not the Nine O'Clock News:
Tony Robinson
Miss Money-Sterling:
Emma Thompson
Security Guard:
Mel Smith

BBC Two Wales

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